James Finlay (Jim)  McLeay

James Finlay (Jim) McLeay

Male 1888 - 1952  (64 years)

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  • Name James Finlay (Jim) McLeay 
    Born 15 Aug 1888  Otautau, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation
    • Window Dresser
    Wises New Zealand Post Office Directory 1920  300 Worcester St, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    McLeay Jas Finlay, draper 
    Reference Number WB08..S 
    Died 11 Oct 1952  Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Extracts from Certified Entry of Death
    Extracts from Certified Entry of Death
    No 1952/1684 - McLeay James Findlay
    Cremated 13 Oct 1952  Bromley Cemetery, Linwood Ave, Bromley, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I147  Frost Family
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 

    Father John McLeay,   b. Abt 1841, Poolewe, Gairloch, Ross-Shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1904, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Rogers,   b. 5 Sep 1855, Upton Bishop, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1893, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1885  Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Photos
    John and Elizabeth McLeay
    John and Elizabeth McLeay
    Family ID F110  Group Sheet

    Family Amy Swale Wyeth,   b. 31 Oct 1891, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1970, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Electoral Roll 1914  246 Gloucester St, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    McLeay, James Finlay, draper
    Christchurch East General Roll 1914 
    Married 6 Apr 1915  Woodlands Pres. Church, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Wedding Announcement
    Wedding Announcement
    James and Amy Wedding.jpg
    James and Amy Wedding.jpg
    Photo from L to R Essie Wyeth; either William Tretheway or Charlie Phillips; Amy, Jim, Oswald Stead, Nora (Pat) Wyeth, with Inez Dunsford in front.
    The Bride
    The Bride
    Electoral Roll 1919  300 Worcester St, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    McLeay, James Finlay, draper
    McLeay, Amy Swale, married
    Christchurch East General Roll 1919 and 1920  
    Electoral Roll 1928  41 Haast St, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    McLeay, James Finlay, draper
    McLeay, Amy Swale, married
    Avon General Roll 1928 and 1838  
    Electoral Roll 1946  164 Chester St, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    McLeay, Amy Swale, married
    McLeay, James Finlay, draper
    Christchurch Central General Roll 1946 and 1949  
    Children 
    +1. Nora Elizabeth McLeay,   b. 25 Jul 1918, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1999, Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +2. Lucy Maria McLeay,   b. 18 Nov 1920, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1988, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Photos
    Amy and James with Nora and Lucy
    Amy and James with Nora and Lucy
    Histories
    Wedding in Woodlands
    Wedding in Woodlands
    Newspaper report of Amy and James' wedding
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1888 - Otautau, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Apr 1915 - Woodlands Pres. Church, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 1952 - Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 13 Oct 1952 - Bromley Cemetery, Linwood Ave, Bromley, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    James, John and Murdoch McLeay
    James, John and Murdoch McLeay
    James Mcleay as a young man
    Jas F Mcleay Young Man.jpg
    A young James McLeay
    A young James McLeay
    James Mcleay in Military uniform
    James Military
    James at his daughter Nora's Wedding
    Jim at Nora's Wedding
    Nora arriving at her wedding
    James delivering daughter Nora to her Wedding
    Wedding Party and Parents
    Wedding Party and Parents
    James and Amy Mcleay, Lucy Horniblow, Lloyd and Nora, Leon Scholfield, Lilian Frost and Mr Quill.

    James Mcleay
    James Mcleay

    Histories
    JF Mcleay
    JF Mcleay
    The following story of Jim’s life was written by his
    daughter Nora

  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1888/6539 (Reliability: 3), 15 Aug 1888.
      McLeay James Finlay; Mother Elizabeth; Father John

    2. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1952/28383 (Reliability: 3), 11 Oct 1952.
      McLeay James Finlay aged 64Y

    3. [S10] Marriage Register Index , 1885/3708 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S10] Marriage Register Index , 1915/04245 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S323] Presbyterian Church Archives, Woodland Parish Marriages 1864 to 1920 (Reliability: 3).